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#GoodNews: Uttarakhand Cop Jumps Into River, Saves Man’s Life

Vishal had gone to the ghat at Haridwar for a dip in the Ganga when his foot slipped and he fell into the river.

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An Uttarakhand police officer has received praise after a viral video showed him risking his life to save a man from drowning in the Ganga.

According to Uttarakhand police, Vishal, a resident of Haryana, had gone to the ghat at Haridwar for a dip in the Ganga when his foot slipped and he fell into the river. He was being carried away by the current of the river when Sunny, a police officer who is a part of the Uttarakhand police force, saw him and jumped in to save Vishal's life.

The video shows Sunny reaching Vishal, gripping him and swimming back towards the river bank, battling the current.

The video has gone viral and many have been praising the officer's bravery. "We are proud of you Sunny. God bless you," one comment read.

One Twitter user said that the country saluted such officers .

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